Camille Forbes featured in La Jolla Light Lifestyles: Black History is American History
Michael Davidson interviewed in the San Diego Union Tribune's
Singing with Students
Rae Armantrout has a new poem, Thrown, published in the February 25, 2008 online edition of The New Yorker Magazine.
Professor Larissa N. Heinrich's book, The Afterlife of Images: Translating the Pathological Body between China and the West, published by Duke University Press, is on sale now. Heinrich investigates the creation and circulation of various medical discourses that linked ideas about disease and race to Chinese identity from the late eighteenth century forward. Professor Heinrich is Associate Professor in the Department of Literature. She is a coeditor of Embodied Modernities: Corporeality and Representation in Chinese Cultures, a collection of original essays published by the University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 2006.
Edwige Tamalet Talbayev's paper An Invincible Czech Horde: Moravian Folklore, Modernity, Resurgences won the 2008 Euro Pop Award for best graduate presentation on European popular culture at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA in Albuquerque, February 13-16, 2008. Her essay has been invited for publication in a forthcoming volume with the Edwin Mellen press.
Wai-lim Yip's new publication, Yan Yu’s chan-wu Theory as a Critique of the Intellectual Trend of
the Song Dynasty Revisited, THE DEVELOPMENT OF WORLDVIEWS IN EARLY
MODERN EAST ASIA, is edited by Wu Chan-liang ( National Taiwan
University Publications, July, 2007)pp.189-222.
Dialogues in Sexuality Studies
State Violence and Gender Trouble in Salvador da Bahia,
March 13, 2008 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Keisha-Khan Y. Perry, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
and Anthropology at Brown University. Her scholarly interests include
activist anthropology, African Diaspora studies, critical race and
feminist theory, and urban politics. Perry is also currently a
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Africana Research Center at Penn State
University where she is completing a book manuscript on the emergence of
black women’s leadership and participation in urban social movements in
Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.